Tag: Computing

National moot on computing, technology concludes

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Bahria University Karachi Campus has recently concluded the 1st National Conference on "Emerging Trends and Innovations in Computing and Technology" (NACTICT 16). The chief guest of the closing ceremony of conference was Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (Retd) Tanveer Faiz HI (M). In his address, he said that they need to enhance such innovating platforms for encouraging our researchers and academicians so that they can learn and share their…Read More

First ever book on Cloud Computing by Pakistani authors

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The first ever Pakistani based book on Cloud Computing titled as Deploying and Managing a Cloud Infrastructure’ has been authored by three tech nerds Zafar Gilani, Abdul Salam and Salman-ul-Haq. Zafar Gilani said while commenting on the book, "The book co-authored by me and my fellows has been published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., that is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing and markets its products to professionals and consumers,…Read More

The future of mobile health and ubiquitous computing

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Spells of modern technology have been converging from desktop era to hand-held paradigm. Provision of health services by using mobile devices is referred to as mobile health (mHealth) and making these facilities accessible everywhere, is a concept of ubiquitous computing. These days social media has become fast paced and an impeccable source of information. Application of information technology in healthcare systems can contribute in diagnoses, prescription, treatment, and monitoring…Read More

Intel CEO Outlines Future of Computing

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Announces Wearable Collaboration with Oakley* and Intel® Curie™, a Tiny, Button-Sized Product to Enable Wearable Solutions Intel Plans to Invest $300 Million to Encourage More Diversity at Intel and within the Tech Industry, Announces Hiring and Retention Goal Islamabad, January 7, 2015 - Intel Corporation today announced a number of technology advancements and initiatives aimed at accelerating computing into the next dimension. The announcements include the Intel® Curie…Read More

The Next Generation of Computing Has Arrived: Performance to Power Amazing Experiences

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article image The new5thGenerationIntel® Core™ processor familyis Intel’s latest wave of14nm processors, delivering improved system and graphics performance, more natural and immersive user experiences, and enabling longer battery life compared to previous generations. The release of the 5thGeneration Intel Core technology includes 14new processors for consumers and businesses, including 10new 15W processors withInteland four new 28W products withIntel® Iris™ Graphics. The 5thGeneration Intel Core…Read More

Microsoft conducts summit on cloud computing

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Microsoft Pakistan has conducted an insightful summit for introducing its Cloud Computing Platform Azure’ for businesses in Pakistan. During the event, Microsoft customers shared their operational challenges and experiences, while gaining valuable information about the diverse uses of Azure to help them achieve complex business objectives. Azure is a growing collection of integrated computing services for storage, data, networking and an application that helps the…Read More

PTCL to offer cloud computing to AIOU

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The PTCL has inked an agreement with the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) for providing Cloud Computing Services. Under the umbrella of Cloud Computing Services, PTCL shall be offering the Web Space, Email, Unified Collaboration Services bundled with EVO access for the Students, Teachers and Management of AIOU. According to details, the service shall benefit more than 1.3 million students of AIOU, enrolled in various courses from across Pakistan. AIOU enrolls more…Read More

Future of computing and networking: cloud computing

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article image By Ram Kumar and Muhammad UsmanA CLOUD is a powerful combination of cloud computing, networking, storage, management solutions, and business applications that facilitate a new generation of IT and consumer services. These services are available on demand and are delivered economically without compromising security or functionality. Instead of moving to a single cloud, we are moving to an interconnected "world of many clouds". This will give people access to cloud services any time, on…Read More

Cloud Computing – a tool for innovation

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article image By Adnan SiddiquiMOST COMPANIES today recognize that cloud computing is a technology game changer. But a growing number are also beginning to see how powerfully the cloud can propel business innovation, according to a recent survey of global executives conducted by IBM and the Economist Intelligence Unit, "The Power of Cloud: Driving Business Model Innovation."Increasingly, leading-edge companies are turning to cloud computing to shift the competitive stakes in their favour. They're…Read More